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Album of Mexican and French cartes-de-visite, between 1861 and 1880

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Album of Mexican and French cartes-de-visite

Title: Album of Mexican and French cartes-de-visite
Dates: between 1861 and 1880
Number: 2000.R.25
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 album)
Abstract: The album of cartes-de-visite by mostly unidentified photographers, assembled by an unknown person during the time of the French intervention in Mexico by an unknown person, contains photographs of Pre-Columbian related statuary; portraits of 19th-century Mexican presidents, military, and political figures; images of indigenous people and "tipos" depicting various types of Mexican street vendors and professions; portraits of figures from the French intervention; portraits of Napoleon III and family; and portraits of the compiler's family and friends.
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Language: Collection is in French
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles 90049-1688
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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
(310) 440-7390
Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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